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First Name: Richard

Last Name: Baumberger

Birthplace: Mansfield, OH, USA


Branch: Navy (present)

Rating: Boatswain's Mate Petty Officer 3rd Class

Middle Name: Levurn

Date of Birth: 14 May 1947

Date of Death: 05 May 1969

Rank or Rate: Petty Officer Third Class

Years Served:
Richard Levurn Baumberger, Jr.

•  Vietnam War (1960 - 1973)


Richard Levurn Baumberger, Jr.
Boatswains Mate 3rd Class, U.S. Navy

Richard Levurn Baumberger, Jr. was born on 14 May 1947 in Mansfield, OH.

On 5 May 1969, BM3 Richard Levurn Baumberger, Jr. was serving as a boatswains mate on Patrol Craft Fast 9, Coastal Squadron One, Coastal Division Eleven, Task Force 115, U.S. Naval Force Vietnam, near Kien Giang Province, South Vietnam.

On that day, the patrol craft on which BM3 Baumberger was serving came under heavy fire and he was killed in action by gun and small arms fire.


Purple Heart
Combat Action Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal


The name Richard L Baumberger, Jr. is inscribed on Panel 25W Line 4 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Death and Burial

Boatswain's Mate 3 Class Richard L. Baumberger, Jr., died on 5 May 1969 near Kien Giang Province, South Vietnam. He is buried at Mansfield Memorial Park in Ontario, Richland County, OH.

Honoree ID: 3418   Created by: MHOH




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